The Price of Advice

November 19, 2010

I got a call the other day from a perky and friendly woman in New York City asking for advice about Tennessee. This made everything else I was doing leap to the back burner–I was all ears. She told me that she had tracked me down through this blog–O Bliss–and needed help. Even better. She later sent me an email, so I’ll let her tale her tale in her own words: Read the rest of this entry »


Nashville City Cemetery

July 2, 2009

I ran across a blog with some great photos taken in the Nashville City Cemetery. Few people visit this place, which is across the street from Fort Negley. It was opened in 1822 and received many bodies from the Civil War.

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The Lion, the Ditch, and the Civil War Battlefield

August 18, 2008

The Aslan Foundation of Knoxville has come to the rescue of Fort Higley, one of the lesser-known Civil War forts in East Tennessee. As described in a story in the News Sentinel, the foundation bought almost 100 acres encompassing the remains of the fort, which lies downstream from the better known Fort Dickerson.

Fort Higley--photo courtesy of Knox Heritage, Inc.

Fort Higley--photo courtesy of Knox Heritage, Inc.

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